Archive for the category "Fall 2013"
The Waiting Room
Where: Wygal 204
When: November 13 @ 7 p.m.
The Waiting Room is a character-driven documentary film that uses extraordinary access to go behind the doors of an American public hospital struggling to care for a community of largely uninsured patients. The film — using a blend of cinema verité and characters’ voiceover — offers a raw, intimate, and even uplifting look at how patients, staff and caregivers each cope with disease, bureaucracy and hard choices.
Step Up to the Plate
Where: Wygal 204
When: October 23 @ 7 p.m.
French chef Michel Bras, one of the most influential chefs in the world, has decided to hand over his renowned 3-Michelin-Star restaurant to his son Sébastien. Having worked with his father for 15 years, Sébastien is ready. But it’s not easy to take over the family business when your father is a master in his field. Filmed in the gorgeous Aubrac region in the South of France, home to the Bras family for generations, Step Up to the Plate offers a rare glimpse into the Bras’ culinary process while capturing one of the most closely watched transitions in the world of haute cuisine. — (C) Cinema Guild
When: September 18 @ 7 p.m.
Discover the congruities of daily life in Sidney, OH, as documentary filmmaker Turner Ross offers an inquisitive look at everyday life in Middle America. It’s a typical Midwestern town: population 20,000. Here in Sidney, life is a shared experience. As the viewer explores the town and its many diverse inhabitants, what emerges is a compelling portrait of small-town America. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi